Job No: COH22474
Location: Hobart, TAS

Applications Close:  5.00pm Monday 3 October 2022

The City of Hobart is committed to building an inclusive community and workplace.  We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities, ages and identities, including Aboriginal people. 

Position Description

City's Mission Vision and Values.    Information about the City of Hobart and applicant package 2022.

Applications must be made online.   Contact for information about the application process or the pay and conditions for this role. 

John Fisher,  Manager Bushfire Resilience, 03 6238 2443 or can provide more information about the role and what it entails.



This role contributes to the success of the City by coordinating the Council’s Bushcare Program to encourage and support community participation in the management of bushland areas including volunteer activity planning by liaising with all unit functions to deliver a whole of unit service.

Division, Unit & Team: City Life, Bushland, Biodiversity and Waterways, Bushland

Location base:  Council Centre



Enterprise Agreement:  Hobart City Council Enterprise Agreement 2021 

Classification:  Municipal Officer Level 3A

Salary Range:  $80,391 plus 12.5% superannuation

Tenure:   Permanent Full Time

When you work at the City of Hobart, You:

  • Are paid above Award wages and Employer Superannuation at 12.5%.
  • Have access to pro-rate long service leave after 7 years, an option to salary sacrifice to your superannuation and formal recognition of your years of Service.
  • Receive a wide range of paid leave – 4 weeks annual leave attracting a 17.5% leave loading, 13 days per annum cumulative personal (sick and carers) leave, parental leave, leave without pay, compassionate leave and volunteering leave, plus other types of paid leave.
  • Receive subsidised or fully supplied corporate uniform and protective clothing and equipment.
  • May be entitled to a relocation assistance.

Other benefits are –

  • Health and Wellness programs including gyms at each main Council site.
  • An Employee Assistance Program.
  • Family-Friendly Work Arrangements.
  • A Learning and Development Program.
  • A BUPA corporate health plan.
  • Free annual flu vaccinations and Rapid Antigen Tests.
  • Plus more …..

COVID-19 Policy

From 15 December 2021, all City of Hobart employees must be vaccinated for COVID-19.   

If you are invited for an interview, please let the Recruitment Team know if you are not yet vaccinated and need an on-line interview.

If you are successful in gaining employment with the City of Hobart, your contract and any employment is conditional on, and will not come into effect unless:

  • you provide evidence to the Hobart City Council that you have received all of the doses of a COVID-19 vaccine registered by the Therapeutic Goods Administration that is necessary for you to be issued with a vaccination certificate issued by the Australian Immunisation Register; or
  • the Hobart City Council provides you with written confirmation of an exemption.   More advice is available from the Recruitment Team.

How to apply

Before commencing this application, ensure you have (at least) a resume, copies of your qualifications, a back and front copy of your drivers licence and your COVID-19 certificate to attach at the end of the application. 

1. Complete the questions. 

Keep your answers to a few succinct paragraphs outlining your knowledge, experience and skills against the criterion. Candidates are initially selected for interview based on the details provided in this part of the application and their resume.

2. Attach the required documentation

Include a covering letter, only if it provides more information to support your application.

3. Click APPLY.

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